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Thermal analysis of a coreless axial flux permanent magnet machine

ABSTRACT
The article deals with numerical analysis of a double sided coreless axial flux permanent magnet machine with two rotor disks and a coreless stator. Coreless stator represents copper windings which are held together by epoxy raisin, therefore a special focus has to be given to the stator temperature. In this article a numerical analysis is presented, which is based on the copper losses, namely the I2R product, where the resistance of the copper windings was both calculated as well as measured in the prototype machine.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2022-01-18
PAPER REVISED: 2022-02-06
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2022-03-08
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2022-07-09
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI220118086P
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